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sexual

Definition of sexual

Etymology

    < Latin sexualis < sexus ("sex"); see sex.

Pronunciation

Adjective

sexual (comparative more sexual, superlative most sexual)

  1. of or relating to having sex (as in verb phrase usage; e.g. sexual reproduction)
  2. of or relating to the sex of an organism (as in concrete noun usage; e.g. male or female)
  3. of or relating to sexuality (as in abstract noun usage; e.g. sexual behavior)

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